box seat

noun

Definition of box seat 

1a : a seat in a box (as in a theater or grandstand)

b : a position favorable for viewing something

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The average price for a ticket to see the losing Chicago Bears a couple years ago was $108.44 a game, with box seats in the $300 range. Joseph Epstein, WSJ, "Don’t Take Me Out to the Ballgame—I Can’t Afford It," 12 July 2018 Fans may purchase a club box seat for $30 or a lower reserve seat for $20. baltimoresun.com, "After taking care of the kids, Orioles are offering ticket package for seniors," 14 May 2018 Family passes and ringside box seats available online for $49.99-$79.99. Yoshina Okamoto, Anchorage Daily News, "Coming up: Juneteenth, a traveling circus and Cut/Copy," 14 June 2018 Enter below to win a four pack of box seat ticket vouchers good for any 2018 Indians home game. Indianapolis Star, "Catch an Indians Game," 6 Apr. 2018 In box seats above the finish, 82-year-old Hall of Fame trainer and legend-in-residence D. Wayne Lukas also lost the race to the fog. Tim Layden, SI.com, "Justify Emerges From the Fog at Preakness to Keep Triple Crown Pursuit Alive," 19 May 2018 Forget about opponents stealing signs in the late innings; the gamblers in the box seats making in-game bets potentially have even more to gain by studying the third-base coach. David Haugh, chicagotribune.com, "Supreme Court's sports gambling decision opens doors both prosperous and perilous," 14 May 2018 During the live auction portion of the event — where the transgender advocate was honored with the Champion of Israel and LGBTQ Rights Award — prizes like box seats at a Yankees game were not selling. Maggie Parker, PEOPLE.com, "Caitlyn Jenner Says She Still Considers the Kardashians Her Children," 9 Mar. 2018 Before him, the ritual of throwing out the first ball from the president's box seat was a dignified exchange between the chief executive and the Senators' starting pitcher. chicagotribune.com, "Donald Trump's divisive decision to skip opening day," 5 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of box seat

1801, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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